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Brumer Family History

Brumer Name Meaning

German and Jewish (Ashkenazic): variant of Brummer 2.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press


Similar surnames: Blumer, Bramer, Brummer, Bruner, Bruder, Brum, Bremer, Bohmer

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Where is the Brumer family from?

You can see how Brumer families moved over time by selecting different census years. The Brumer family name was found in the USA, the UK, Canada, and Scotland between 1840 and 1920. The most Brumer families were found in USA in 1920. In 1840 there were 2 Brumer families living in Pennsylvania. This was 100% of all the recorded Brumer's in USA. Pennsylvania had the highest population of Brumer families in 1840.
Use census records and voter lists to see where families with the Brumer surname lived. Within census records, you can often find information like name of household members, ages, birthplaces, residences, and occupations.

What did your Brumer ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Laborer and Maid were the top reported jobs for men and women in the USA named Brumer. 12% of Brumer men worked as a Laborer and 14% of Brumer women worked as a Maid. Some less common occupations for Americans named Brumer were Proprietor and Housekeeper. .

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*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Top Male Occupations In 1940

  • Laborer
    12%
  • Salesman
    11%
  • Farmer
    10%
  • Proprietor
    7%

Top Female Occupations In 1940

  • Maid
    14%
  • Housewife
    12%
  • Clerk
    12%
  • Housekeeper
    9%
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Census Records

There are 6,000 census records available for the last name Brumer. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Brumer census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger Lists

There are 1,000 immigration records available for the last name Brumer. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in the USA, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Cards

There are 1,000 military records available for the last name Brumer. For the veterans among your Brumer ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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What is the average Brumer lifespan?

Between 1960 and 2004, in the United States, Brumer life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1979, and highest in 1970. The average life expectancy for Brumer in 1960 was 64, and 72 in 2004.

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